Posts tagged "happiness"

Mind The “Happiness Gap” If You Want To Keep Your Love Alive

How important is it for both partners in a relationship to be equally happy to make it last? According to a new study done at Deakin University in Australia, it’s…

Ami Angelowicz | May 21, 2010 - 3:10 pm

What Will Beauty Products Of The Future Be Like?

According to research from Mintel, beauty products will take a new turn in 2010, one that focuses on concretely improving well-being: “Mood beauty” — products that come with psychological benefits…

Leonora Epstein | December 30, 2009 - 4:40 pm

Would You Rather Be Married or Happy?

On “Oprah,” I watched a segment on women living in Copenhagen, Denmark. I was struck by the comments of one particular woman. She was tall, lean, blonde, 44 years old,… | November 7, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Smile! Creepy Hat Forces You To Grin At All Times

Just what we all need—a hat that makes us smile. Constantly. It’s called “The Happiness Hat” (obviously) and you either smile in it or suffer the consequences—literally, from a…

Nina Carbone | October 29, 2009 - 5:40 pm

Happily Ever After Someday

We all know the stories, a beautiful young woman meeting her Prince Charming, falling in love and living happily ever after. What these storytellers fail to mention is that you… | October 24, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Girl Talk: Is This What Happiness Feels Like?

At 13, it was being the odd kid and Zoloft. At 16, dark self-loathing and Prozac. My 17th birthday brought parental issues and Celexa, while my 19th pushed me to…

Leonora Epstein | October 1, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Girl Talk: What If You DO Need A Man?

“Some women are just happier in a relationship.”

As my shrink said this, my jaw dropped to the floor. Did she really just say that? The woman who had…

Leonora Epstein | July 29, 2009 - 4:30 pm

Frowny Face: Women Are Way More Bummed Than We Were Thirty Years Ago

A new study conducted by the National Bureau of Economic Research and the University of Pennsylvania and presented by economists Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers, shows that both sex’s happiness…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 13, 2009 - 10:00 am

Quickies!: Brooke Shields Shows Her Cougar Side In Sexy Photos

Brooke Shields dominates wayyy younger male model Chris Fawcett in a sexy shoot for Australia’s Kurv. The mag describes the pics as portraying an older woman “finding love” with a…

The Frisky | May 18, 2009 - 8:00 pm

10 Everyday Victories Worth Celebrating

The most recent edition of the K Chronicles, a comic strip on Salon, caught my eye this morning because it’s all about celebrating “life’s little victories,” like “reading a neat…

Wendy Atterberry | March 11, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Optimism Will Save Your Life

The next time you think the glass is half-empty, think again because you could be killing yourself faster. Optimists live longer, healthier lives than pessimists, according to researchers at University…

Annika Harris | March 7, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Quickies!: Kinky Sex Equals Happiness For Australians

An unusual sex survey has found that Australians who enjoy bondage and discipline are not damaged or dangerous, and might even be happier than those who practice “normal” sex. [Sydney

Annika Harris | August 25, 2008 - 8:30 pm

Men Get Happier With Age, Women Do Not

As young adults, women start off being happier than men, and then age 48 comes along and the guys get a whole lot happier than us. According to a study…

Catherine Strawn | July 29, 2008 - 4:30 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Diabetes And Pregnancy, Having What You Want, And Teens And Sex Ed

More women are entering their reproductive years with diabetes, and pre-existing diabetes is more likely to lead to miscarriages, stillbirths, and babies with birth defects due to elevated blood sugar…

Catherine Strawn | April 29, 2008 - 11:30 am

The Daily Squeeze: Playing Gay, Guy’s Mistakes, And Faking Emotions

Ewan McGregor and Jim Carrey are playing gay lovers in the upcoming movie I Love You Phillip Morris. They went out to a a gay bar together in Miami to…

Catherine Strawn | April 25, 2008 - 12:00 pm

Crave: A Poster With A Bird, A French Fry, And A Message

This poster makes us sigh and laugh…oh, and hungry. [Etsy via Coveiter] [Photo:]

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 17, 2008 - 5:30 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Get Happy, Watch An Indecent Cartoon, And Start Recycling

After polling 16,000 people, two researchers found that sex is so important to happiness that we should increase its frequency from once a month to once a week. The happiness…

Catherine Strawn | April 9, 2008 - 12:00 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Happiness, Chores, and Swedish Drugstores

Half of being happy comes down to genes, according to a study of nearly 1,000 pairs of identical twins. Researchers at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland found that genetics…

Catherine Strawn | March 6, 2008 - 2:00 pm
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